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tdstedman
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Crossing Protection.

Post by tdstedman » Wed Jun 16, 2004 7:00 am

Is there any general rule regarding what type of protection must be at a crossing? Is it some combination of the amount of rail/street traffic? I can think of one line in my area where the crossing is protected by lights only. But one block over (on a street with equal or less traffic), the crossing has gates and lights.

Any thoughts as to what constitutes a sign versus lights only versus gates and lights?

Thanks,
Tim

P.S. Lionel used to make a "Banjo" crossing accessory. Are there any in use today? I think the Strasburg Railroad used to have one.

fglk

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Post by fglk » Thu Jun 17, 2004 1:08 am

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Post by roadster » Thu Jun 17, 2004 5:39 pm

Some Railroads have recently been awarded federeal grants to upgrade older crossing protection. This past year in Rochester NY, CSX's Charlotte Runner has seen River St. crossing upgraded from cross bucks to Full lights with overhead blvd lights. Otis St. a lower trafficed nieghborhood street was recieved new lights and now has gates. The much higher traffic Emerson St. still has only flashers, but is slated for upgrading within a year.
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crossing protection

Post by fglk » Thu Jun 17, 2004 11:57 pm

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TheAngryBrakeman

Post by TheAngryBrakeman » Mon Aug 02, 2004 4:58 am

In most states, people don't realize that it's the state or county government that decides what crossing gets which kind of protection. You have to remember that crossing protection is a *highway* warning device so it's up to a branch of the highway department to decide what kind of protection the road needs based on traffic or extenuating circumstances.

In most states the railroad has no say so as to where gates and lights can be installed at a crossing, they have to go through the state or county government to get permission to have them installed.

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Re: Crossing Protection.

Post by Ronal U18C Indonesia » Mon May 21, 2018 8:58 am

tdstedman wrote:Is there any general rule regarding what type of protection must be at a crossing? Is it some combination of the amount of rail/street traffic? I can think of one line in my area where the crossing is protected by lights only. But one block over (on a street with equal or less traffic), the crossing has gates and lights.

Any thoughts as to what constitutes a sign versus lights only versus gates and lights?

Thanks,
Tim

P.S. Lionel used to make a "Banjo" crossing accessory. Are there any in use today? I think the Strasburg Railroad used to have one.
In Indonesia follow as(mentioned from doors)
1. Aset crossing doors(doors : country border doors style, flat wood style, toya wood style. Siren lamp on pole : fillament type or LED type sometime without lamp on pole, American style sometime with square case. Siren sound : Japanese sound style or ambulance(ni-nu-ni-nu sound) sound style) with flat cross with single or double tracks)
2. Stop sign
3. Crossing types sign(ussually denote by yellow square or cute rice cake with gate figure if private crossing sometime gate figure or locomotive figure)
4. Flat cross sign
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Re: Crossing Protection.

Post by Ronal U18C Indonesia » Mon May 21, 2018 9:08 am

tdstedman wrote:Is there any general rule regarding what type of protection must be at a crossing? Is it some combination of the amount of rail/street traffic? I can think of one line in my area where the crossing is protected by lights only. But one block over (on a street with equal or less traffic), the crossing has gates and lights.

Any thoughts as to what constitutes a sign versus lights only versus gates and lights?

Thanks,
Tim

P.S. Lionel used to make a "Banjo" crossing accessory. Are there any in use today? I think the Strasburg Railroad used to have one.
Sometime the flat cross sign after crossing type sign is colorfull follow as
1. Black text with white color
2. White with red outline color with undertext in English language means crossing railroad, sing/double tracks with black letter
3. Type 3 is cross breeding than type 1 and 2 with yellow and black color
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Re: Crossing Protection.

Post by Ronal U18C Indonesia » Mon May 21, 2018 4:57 pm

tdstedman wrote:Is there any general rule regarding what type of protection must be at a crossing? Is it some combination of the amount of rail/street traffic? I can think of one line in my area where the crossing is protected by lights only. But one block over (on a street with equal or less traffic), the crossing has gates and lights.

Any thoughts as to what constitutes a sign versus lights only versus gates and lights?

Thanks,
Tim

P.S. Lionel used to make a "Banjo" crossing accessory. Are there any in use today? I think the Strasburg Railroad used to have one.
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Re: Crossing Protection.

Post by Ronal U18C Indonesia » Tue May 22, 2018 7:21 am

tdstedman wrote:Is there any general rule regarding what type of protection must be at a crossing? Is it some combination of the amount of rail/street traffic? I can think of one line in my area where the crossing is protected by lights only. But one block over (on a street with equal or less traffic), the crossing has gates and lights.

Any thoughts as to what constitutes a sign versus lights only versus gates and lights?

Thanks,
Tim

P.S. Lionel used to make a "Banjo" crossing accessory. Are there any in use today? I think the Strasburg Railroad used to have one.
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